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Pura Vida 11-24-2023, 04:13 PM 1
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Hi I'm JR Weaver, Outreach Coordinator for Costa Rica Recovery. What does 'Pura Vida' actually mean? Pure life, it's commonly referred as a greeting. "Pura Vida" is more than just a phrase in Costa Rica; it's a way of life. Translating to "pure life," it embodies the country's philosophy of embracing a simple, joyful, and optimistic approach to living. In early addiction recovery, adopting the Pura Vida mindset can be a powerful tool for transformation. 1. **Mindful Living:** Pura Vida encourages mindfulness, being present in the moment. In recovery, focusing on the present helps individuals avoid getting overwhelmed by past regrets or future uncertainties. 2. **Connection with Nature:** Costa Rica's breathtaking natural beauty is a reminder of the serenity and strength found in the environment. Spending time in nature can be a therapeutic and grounding experience during recovery. 3. **Community Support:** The strong sense of community in Costa Rica reflects the importance of social connections. Building a support network is vital in recovery, providing understanding, encouragement, and shared experiences. 4. **Gratitude:** Pura Vida emphasizes appreciating life's simple pleasures. In recovery, cultivating gratitude helps shift focus from what's lacking to what's present, fostering a positive mindset. 5. **Holistic Well-being:** Pura Vida encompasses a holistic approach to well-being. In recovery, addressing physical, mental, and spiritual aspects contributes to a more comprehensive and sustainable healing process. By incorporating the principles of Pura Vida into early addiction recovery, individuals can find strength, resilience, and a renewed sense of purpose on their journey to lasting wellness.

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